Adventuring: A Travelblogue with Photos

Monday, August 28, 2017

Seattle in Summer

It has such a reputation for being one of the nation's most dismal and rainy places... but in fact, in the thirty+ years of my experience here, it is those drear and rainy days and weeks that pay for the rich, lush greens of summer. In fact, summer in the Puget Sound area can be positively idyllic,... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

so many photos...!

The more I look at the photos in the contest (see previous post) the more I pin down the things I know, or think I know, about photography. Every really good photo needs a few specific things: subject, composition, focus, and lighting are the technical issues, but a really great photo also has to... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

It's Amazing Out There! Here is the first of several entries I have made to this contest: It takes a long time to peruse the gallery, and I have not yet found the others I've posted. However, there are a lot of beautiful shots... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Pike's Peak evening... and if you keep on down the stream, you'll come to the new hat I just finished for Elsa, though not actually on Elsa... and the frost-blighted leaves of the big maple off my deck. Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

more from the photo archives...

If you love rosy, stormy clouds, this one's for you! Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, April 14, 2017

San Diego downtown architecture

An amble around downtown San Diego... I learned to look up years ago during my month in Italy, and to appreciate all the wonderful details that embellished fine architecture before the era of shiny chrome and plate glass walls. Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

San Diego trees

On the walk back into town, away from Balboa Park, I found this wonderful grove of twisty, ropy old trees--junipers, I think, that have a habit of going this way. Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Happy Birthdays, Kabu and Wiley!

Here's for you to stroll together among the flowers and the fern trees... San Diego's Balboa Park arboretum: Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, April 10, 2017

San Diego, Balboa Park

I was there for a day several years ago, and strolled around the grounds, also visited the orchids and their friends in the arboretum. Today I came across these photos I'd forgotten about. Time, at last, to polish them up and share! I've posted the Mission style architecture, and a series of water... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Over the Great White North

Here are the photos of the flight home. It was so exciting to see the mountains of southern Greenland rising through the mists and clouds. Last time, it was night or totally cloud-hidden. Sign in to see full entry.

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